Definitions for occiputˈɒk səˌpʌt, -pət; ɒkˈsɪp ɪ tə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oc•ci•putˈɒk səˌpʌt, -pət; ɒkˈsɪp ɪ tə(n.)(pl.)oc•ci•puts, oc•cip•i•ta

  1. the back part of the head or skull.

    Category: Anatomy

Origin of occiput:

1350–1400; ME < L, =oc-oc - +-ciput, comb. form of caput head

Princeton's WordNet

  1. occiput(noun)

    back part of the head or skull

Wiktionary

  1. occiput(Noun)

    The back part of the head or skull (contradistinct from sinciput).

Freebase

  1. Occiput

    The occiput is the anatomical term for the posterior portion of the head or skull. In insects, the occiput is the posterior part of the head capsule. The word occipital pertains to the occiput.

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